Wed, 25 Nov 2020

Three convicted murderers to face execution before Trump leaves office

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration is to execute three more prisoners on Death Row, prior to Mr Trump leaving ...

Golovkin to battle Poland's Szeremeta on 18 December

Boxing champion Gennady Golovkin will face Kamil Szeremeta next month in Florida in a middleweight title bout originally scheduled for ...

Virginia looks for first back-to-back wins vs. Florida State

The last four Virginia head coaches each recorded one win against Florida State. Bronco Mendenhall has an opportunity to do ...

Georgia Tech looks for more nighttime magic vs. Duke

Georgia Tech will try to extend its streak of success in home games played at night when the Yellow Jackets ...

Revs knock top-seeded Union out of MLS playoffs

Adam Buksa and Tajon Buchanan each scored first-half goals and the New England Revolution upset the top-seeded Philadelphia Union 2-0 ...

Missouri, Vanderbilt set for rescheduled contest

The Missouri Tigers and the visiting Vanderbilt Commodores will hope to show their adaptability when they meet on Saturday. The ...

Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson, Ohio State top CFP rankings

Alabama was ranked atop the initial College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday, followed by Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State. ...

No. 4 Clemson hopes to unleash Lawrence against Pitt

Trevor Lawrence may finally get back in the game. Clemson's junior quarterback, who hasn't played in more than a month, ...

QB White, Memphis aim to keep momentum rolling vs. Navy

With one flick of his right wrist, quarterback Brady White entered the Memphis record book. His 48-yard touchdown pass to ...

Patricia, Lions seek to save season against Texans

Matt Patricia finds himself on the hot seat. If the Detroit Lions don't turn things around during their annual Thanksgiving ...

Four college football games scrapped due to COVID-19

Four college football games scheduled for this week were canceled or postponed Tuesday due to COVID-19 issues. Minnesota canceled its ...

Pirates wrap up shortened season with visit from SMU

SMU had been one of a small group of programs largely unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic, both from an in-house ...

Southern Miss-UAB clash scrapped due to COVID-19

Friday's game between Southern Miss and UAB has been canceled due to COVID-19 issues within the Southern Miss program. Southern ...

Missouri continues bowl quest with matchup vs. Vanderbilt

The Missouri Tigers will continue their bowl quest when they host the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday. The Tigers (3-3) will ...

Gators' Kyle Trask takes command as Heisman favorite

An afterthought in the Heisman Trophy race just a few weeks ago, Florida Gators quarterback Kyle Trask is now the ...

No. 12 Indiana looks to rebound against Terrapins

Indiana football coach Tom Allen is not out for moral victories, just regular ones. After suffering its first loss of ...

Rays hero Arozarena arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Tampa Bay Rays postseason hero Randy Arozarena was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of domestic violence, according to multiple reports. ...

NC State looks to lock in against skidding Syracuse

North Carolina State struggled defensively in consecutive losses to North Carolina and Miami. The last two games, however, have gone ...

No. 6 Florida aims to build another streak vs. Kentucky

The No. 6-ranked Florida Gators will look to create another winning streak against Southeastern Conference foe Kentucky on Saturday in ...

No. 7 Cincinnati focuses on AAC, not CFP, vs. Temple

Undefeated and No. 7 Cincinnati might be on the edge of the conversation for the College Football Playoff, but all ...

Heat, Adebayo near $163M pact

Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat are near a five-year deal worth $163 million, according to multiple reports. Adebayo's deal ...

Report: Mets expect Tebow to return in 2021

New York Mets president Sandy Alderson said he expects Tim Tebow to return to the organization in 2021. Tebow, the ...

Coronavirus vaccines: health experts identify ways to build public trust

The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNtech announced Nov. 20, 2020, that they will seek emergency use authorization from the Food ...

King of the Hill? Saints emerge as NFC favorites

It took Taysom Hill all of four quarters to assuage concerns about how the New Orleans Saints would fare while ...

Braves sign Morton to one-year, $15M deal

The Atlanta Braves signed free agent starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a one-year, $15 million deal on Tuesday. The deal ...

UCF, South Florida renew 'War on I-4'

"The War on I-4" in-state rivalry will be renewed when the UCF Knights host the South Florida Bulls on Friday ...

Young Woods, bubbly Kim and big-hitter Wilco: golf talking points

A family affair, champagne celebrations and some very, very long drives feature in golf talking points this week:Tiger and cubMuch ...

Late field goal lifts Rams past Buccaneers

Matt Gay booted a 40-yard field goal with 2:36 left and Jordan Fuller grabbed his second interception of the game ...

Louisville, BC finally have a game date

A moving target on the schedule appears to finally be settled as the Boston College Eagles host the Louisville Cardinals ...

South Florida opens against Florida College

No fans will be in attendance when the South Florida men's basketball team takes the court on Wednesday against Florida ...

UCF, USF renew 'War on I-4'

"The War on I-4" in-state rivalry will be renewed when the UCF Knights play host to the South Florida Bulls ...

Clemson, Mississippi State jump right in

With precious little opportunity to work out the kinks with preseason exhibitions or games against lesser nonconference opponents, Clemson and ...

No. 25 North Carolina takes aim at No. 2 Notre Dame

A week off might have been good for No. 2 Notre Dame, but the Fighting Irish must return to action ...

Panthers' Rhule: RB McCaffrey (shoulder) week-to-week

Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule announced Monday that star running back Christian McCaffrey remains week-to-week with a shoulder injury. ESPN, ...

Shorthanded FIU forced to cancel game with La. Tech

Saturday's game between Florida International University and Louisiana Tech has been canceled due to a shorthanded position group impacted by ...

Miller, Hoosiers hit opener with high hopes

Indiana is entering its fourth season under head coach Archie Miller on Wednesday against Tennessee Tech with high expectations. The ...

Surging Nashville out to continue playoff run vs. Toronto

Red-hot Nashville SC will look to continue their postseason run when they visit Toronto FC in a first-round MLS Cup ...

Coyne Schofield joins Blackhawks' staff

The Chicago Blackhawks on Monday hired Kendall Coyne Schofield as the first female player development coach in franchise history. Coyne ...

Bettors expecting MNF fireworks from Rams-Bucs

The last time Tom Brady faced the Los Angeles Rams it was while leading the New England Patriots to victory ...

No. 9 Duke delays opener after opponent's positive test

No. 9 Duke postponed Wednesday's scheduled season opener against Gardner-Webb due to a positive COVID-19 test within the opponent's program. ...

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Easing U.S. political tensions buoy Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets celebrated the extraordinary milestone attained by the Dow Jones overnight, when it reached ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Dow makes new milestone, U.S. dollar hit by sellers again

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks thundered ahead Tuesday, with the Dow Jones making a new milestone - topping ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

Irish government to help small business sector cope with Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Monday opened a new scheme to help small businesses prepare for Britain's exit ...

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